Jun 13, 2022 • 2HR 10M

Doomberg: Energy is Life and We Are Killing It

And Helping Cactus Start a Consulting Company

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Doomberg the green chicken is the publisher of the Doomberg newsletter, which covers energy, finance, food, and more. They are the second ranked paid newsletter after their first month of premium launch. Their team also runs a small consulting company / think tank, which analyzes similar issues.

We discuss branding, consulting, the COVID downturn, inflation, money, rare earth metals, oil, ESG, polarization, bureaucracies, corporate America, W2 tax policies, sensationalism, PR and crisis management, propaganda, and nuclear energy.

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